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Trump administration alters and downplays human rights abuses in reports

A report found that the state department assessments were not consistent with the seriousness of situations in other countries Read more >

Parents Of 545 Children Separated At U.S.-Mexico Border Still Can't Be Found

Despite a federal judge's order that the government reunite families who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration's "no tolerance" migration policy, the parents of 545 children still can't be found, according Read more >

Migrant Workers Restricted to Farms Under One Grower’s Virus Lockdown

The guest workers have been prevented from all but carefully controlled trips to avoid contracting or spreading Covid-19. ‘I never expected to lose my freedom,’ said one. Read more >

Supreme Court to hear case over Trump border wall

At issue in the case is the president's move to repurpose about $6 billion in military construction and counterdrug appropriations to finance the wall. Read more >

Joe Biden Urged To Grant 2.2 Million Deferred Enforced Departure On ‘Day One Of His Presidency’

Joe Biden is being urged to promise roughly 2.2 million people at risk of future deportation protections to remain in the U.S. on “day one of his presidency" if he wins the upcoming November election. Read more >

'Sheer Cruelty, Racism, and Disregard’: Trump’s immigration policy is all about sowing fear and division.

An interactive digital satellite map, showing where the remains of migrants were found in Arizona’s desert terrain, is a grim reminder of the deadly toll of Trump’s anti-immigrant policies. Read more >

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‘We Need to Take Away Children,’ No Matter How Young, Justice Dept. Officials Said

Top department officials were “a driving force” behind President Trump’s child separation policy, a draft investigation report said. Read more >

The Best Way to Protect Immigrants From the Whims of Politics

Truly independent immigration courts could help undo the harm that’s been inflicted by the Trump administration.

Unlike criminal or civil courts, our nation’s immigration courts are housed under the Department of Justice. Read more >

Vice President Pence Ordered U.S. Borders Sealed in March Due to COVID-19, After CDC Experts Advised Against It

Vice President Mike Pence in March directed the nation’s top disease control agency to use its emergency powers to effectively seal the U.S. borders, overruling the agency’s scientists who said there was no evidence the action would slow the coronavirus, according to two former health officials. Read more >

Trump Virtually Cuts Off Refugees as He Unleashes a Tirade on Immigrants

The Trump administration said it would lower the annual cap on refugees further into rock-bottom record territory as President Trump pursues pre-election xenophobic attacks. Read more >